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Health Promoter, Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit

The Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit requires a Health Promoter (full-time maternity-leave contract for up to one year).

Working in the health unit's main office in Belleville, Ontario and reporting to the Director, Healthy Lifestyles, the incumbent will participate in the planning of Early Years Injury & Family Abuse Prevention Program. This will involve the planning, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive health promotion projects to reduce the risk of injuries in children 0-6 years and to reduce family abuse in children 0-6 years.

* A baccalaureate degree in health promotion/education or a baccalaureate degree in a health related discipline in which the applicant has successfully completed full courses in each of the following areas:

1. Health Promotion principles including community development and social marketing

2. Program planning and/or program evaluation

3. Epidemiology

4. Behaviour psychology

* Excellent oral and written communications skills

* Strong interpersonal and organizational skills

* Group facilitation skills

* Computer skills and use of the internet is required

* A valid drivers licence and vehicle are required as well as a satisfactory police reference check

* Flexible working hours are required.

Apply in writing not later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, 2004, to

Mr. Dale Jackson

Director of Administration

Hastings & Prince Edward Counties Health Unit

179 North Park Street

Belleville, ON K8P 4P1

Fax: (613) 966-4290

The personal information submitted on resumes and applications for employment is collected under the authority of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, RSO 1990, Chapter H.7, and will be used to determine their eligibility for employment. Questions concerning this collection of personal information should be directed to the Freedom of Information & Privacy Co-Ordinator at the above address.

We would like to thank all applicants in advance and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.